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Program to update router

I acess my pc from work using Tight VNC. I don't want to leave ports 5800 and 5900 always open on my router. So when I need access to my pc I call home and walk my wife through enabling the ports on the router. What I would like to do is create a program that would do this automatically.This way all my wife has to do is click an icon. Anyone have any ideas?
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yes, create a asp web page that has the values allready in it (I have seen it done just do not know how to do it)
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I have acess to visual basic but don't know a whole lot about it. I have been able to open a web browser and connect to the router logon screen. I just haven't been able to figure out the commands to enter anything into the logon screen.

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Whiwex
why not just forward port

5803 and 5903 external to 5800 and 5900 on the internal machine and have you're wife open vnc when you need it.

When VNC is not running its not listening - so no worries..
It will screw up any trojan expecting that it is running on port 5800 becuse its being redirrected at the firewall
just remember by doing this... you would be telling tightvnc to connect to "display 4"

think its a good idea ? ;);)
oh yeah... what kind of router do you have....? it may actually be easy to do
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Hi whiwex :-),
Since we haven't heard from you for a couple of days could you please give us an update on the status of this question?
See:  https://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi51 Thank you, turn123's friendly update request script.
Offtopic comments about this script to https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/21188389/Unanswered-question-list-and-ping-feedback-and-bugs.html please :-).
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Problem with your idea is I don't want any ports open on the router.
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Whiwex
"Problem with your idea is I don't want any ports open on the router."

Just curious as to why it matters... if nothing is listening BEHIND - then there isnt a path in anyway.
anyway... if we know what type of router you have, maybee we can help you a little better with actually writing a html form to post the pre determined values to your router
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The router I'm using a linksys super G router.
I'm worried about leaving the ports open. I don't want to compromise my home pc's.
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Whiwex
>I just haven't been able to figure out the commands to enter anything into the logon screen.

You would need to use the SendKeys command.
     http://www.developerfusion.com/show/57/
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